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Vivica A. Fox To Host Lifetime's All-New, Hidden Camera Series 'Prank My Mom'

  • By Courtney
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  • September 5, 2012 3:35 PM
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More programming starring black women from the Lifetiime network; this time it's Vivica A. Fox. See details in the press release we received below

'Live!' Sees Ratings Jump with Michael Strahan as Co-Host

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • September 5, 2012 3:28 PM
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The newly named Live! With Kelly & Michael just debuted this month, but the first episode with new co-host Michael Strahan has already seen a nice boost in ratings.

NBC Diversity Program Winner Tone Bell Added to 'Whitney' as Series Regular

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • September 5, 2012 2:26 PM
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Tone Bell, 2011 winner of NBC's Stand Up for Diversity Showcase, has been cast as a new series regular on the network's sitcom Whitney.

Dwayne Johnson to Host New Reality Competition Series 'The Hero' on TNT

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • September 5, 2012 1:45 PM
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TNT has ordered eight episodes of a new series set to place "ordinary people in extraordinary situations" as they compete to become the next great action hero. Tentatively titled The Hero, the show will be hosted and executive produced by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson along with his producing partner, Dany Garcia.
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56th BFI London Film Festival Unveils 225-Film Lineup ('Free Angela,' 'Beasts' Make The Cut)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2012 12:36 PM
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We'll be scrubbing the entire lineup of films to highlight any films of specific interest to this blog; some you're already familiar with, like Shola Lynch's Free Angela & All Political Prisoners and Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild - both making their UK premieres.

TTFF '12 Preview - Cuban Doc 'Motherland or Death' Tackles Country's Fading Revolutionary Mantra

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2012 12:26 PM
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A documentary that we profiled last year, but haven't heard much about since then. Although it continues to travel internationally, winning accolades along the way...

Thoughts On Steve Harvey's New Daytime Talk Show?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2012 11:51 AM
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It premiered yesterday, in case you forgot. Did anyone watch? And if so, thoughts on what you saw and heard?

Sanaa Lathan Prepping Poker Drama 'All In' To Star & Produce From 'The Wire,' 'Homicide' Writer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2012 11:28 AM
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File this one under "unconfirmed" for now; although my sources haven't let me down so far, so I'm sharing what I've got on the project.

Isaiah Washington Chats w/ Shadow & Act About Starring In 'Suddenly Single,' His Book, More

  • By Masha Dowell
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  • September 5, 2012 10:56 AM
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Just like the saying goes “An apple does not fall far from the tree,” one can tell a prolific acting teacher by its students.

S&A's Look At Noteworthy Fall Primetime TV Premieres, Including Calendars For Each Month

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • September 5, 2012 10:26 AM
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With new primetime TV series debuting this fall, and old shows returning, who has the time to watch them all? I have my old favorites as well as a busy life, and deciding to watch something new means that a show must look really interesting to me, based on marketing materials, and when I do eventually tune in, engages me, almost immediately.  

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